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After watching 100 years come and go, Florine Harper said her memory isn’t what it used to be. Colors have started to fade, and things that were once easy, like going for a walk or brushing her hair, are now difficult. more

May 23, 2017 8:50 PM People


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When Emily Forsythe feeds her son “hulk applesauce,” he has no idea he’s eating a nutritious blend of broccoli and spinach. The sauce, Forsythe said, is also organic and made with fresh, local ingredients. more

Apr 28, 2017 8:57 PM Businesses


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Over the Top Toffee has only been in business for a few months, but its secret recipe has been brewing for decades. more

Jan 30, 2017 7:35 PM Restaurants

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Outdoors enthusiast prepares to open all-inclusive recreational merchandise destination more

Dec 27, 2016 10:21 PM Businesses


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The public unveiling of the arbor and busts of two Hoover residents killed in military action is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday. more

Oct 27, 2016 4:42 PM People

These Hoover kids share why they will be grateful at the Thanksgiving dinner table. more

Oct 27, 2016 3:54 PM Celebrations


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Artist brings happiness to herself, others through self-expression. more

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Hoover residents will have the opportunity to taste some of the area’s best cuisine beneath the boughs of autumn trees come Oct. 6, as Aldridge Gardens hosts its fifth annual Taste of Hoover. more

Sep 29, 2016 7:27 PM Businesses

Hoover man creates hand-stitched leather goods with inspiration from the West more

Sep 29, 2016 6:46 PM Businesses

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Self-proclaimed ‘city girl’ becomes force behind Garden Honey Bee products more

Sep 1, 2016 2:52 PM People


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Hitting a target with a bow and arrow or successfully hooking a worm on a fishing rod may seem like small tasks. But for those who participate in the Hoover Recreation Center’s therapeutic program, these small tasks are immense victories. more

Jul 27, 2016 8:45 PM People


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When Nancy Gray retired at 78, she decided to go back to school, but not to get a degree or diploma. more

Apr 29, 2016 3:50 PM Schools

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